“Quite A Spin…”

Hurricane1Hurricane4 Hurricane2 Hurricane3Another glimpse into the SUPERMANIA unpublished archive and the making of Superman IV: The Quest For Peace.  On location in the Hertfordshire countryside, the crew amass outside to shoot scenes of the tornado rescue.  Under Sidney J. Furie’s direction, Christopher Reeve patiently hovers in his flying harness (note the green crane in top pic) while the stricken family (with children played by Reeve’s own)  look on.  The entire sequence of Nuclearman generating a cyclone and the subsequent devastation was cut for US audiences but reinstated for its European release…

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